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Talk of Wishful Drinking: An interview with Carrie Fisher
by Eric Andrews-Katz - SGN A&E Writer

Wishful Drinking April 2 - May 3 Seattle Repertory Theatre

What you don't know about Carrie Fisher might surprise you. She has been in the public eye since birth as the first child of Hollywood royalty, movie star Debbie Reynolds and crooner Eddie Fisher. As early as age 13, Carrie was performing in her mo
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Koolhaas: The mastermind behind our Central Library
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

Rem Koolhaas:
A Kind of Architect
March 6 - 12
Northwest Film Forum


The Seattle Public Library's Central Library is a tourist destination, an icon of contemporary design, and a love-it-or-hate-it proposition to the city. Though it may polarize, it
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Darkly funny Seafarer comes to Rep
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

The Seafarer February 26 - March 28
Seattle Repertory Theatre


With spring around the corner, maybe you're thinking of what green you have to wear for St. Patrick's Day. If you're thinking spring, the Seattle Repertory Theatre has a play that'll meet you
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2009 Academy Awards recap
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

In what was universally considered a weak crop of nominees, British independent sensation Slumdog Millionaire continued its award season domination and took home eight Oscars, including one for Best Picture of the year, at the 81st Academy Awards. The film also won honors for d
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Patsy Cline overcomes theater limitations
by Marian Michener - SGN Contributing Writer

Always & Patsy Cline
ACT Theatre
Through March 8


Always ... Patsy Cline by Ted Swindley opened at ACT earlier this month. The play follows the singer's friendship and correspondence with fan Louise Seger, and provides satisfying excuses to stage
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Gay poet's beautiful Blood Wedding
by Marian Michener - SGN Contributing Writer

Blood Wedding
Open Circle Theater
Through February 28


Federico Garcia Lorca's play, Blood Wedding, began its run at Open Circle Theater January 30. The Gay poet's language is beautiful. Director Ron Sandahl chose an effective blend of two transl
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Funny, enigmatic Theory of Everything
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

The Theory of Everything
SiS Productions at Richard Hugo House
Through March 15


The funny, enigmatic play currently running at SiS Productions, The Theory of Everything, has one character state out loud (not clearly, but out loud) what his theory is, so this
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A Dyke About Town: Poetry and Oscars
by Mercy Moosemuzzle - SGN Contributing Writer

Donald Hall
Mercy and Cuteness enjoyed Donald Hall's reading at Seattle Arts and Lectures a lot. Hall is truly a gentleman of poets. He read poems encompassing his long career. Many were about his wife, Jane Kenyon, who was also a poet. One, "Summer Kitchen," descr
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Solid but unexciting piano recital
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

Recital by pianist Angela Hewitt
February 17
Meany Hall, UW Campus


Canadian-born Angela Hewitt is renowned for her recordings of the complete keyboard music of Bach, among many other recordings. Her recital at Meany substantiated her reputation without crea
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): There is such a thing as too much time with your friends, or perhaps it's the wrong friends. Take some time alone to center yourself and choose more carefully the people you do spend time with.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Obsessing on your career is counter-productive. Step back, meditate, take some ti
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